Navigating the new landscape of career services

career services

First published 30 November 2023 veilederforum.no The theme of EFMD’s recent Career Services Conference was “Reshaping Careers – Navigating the Landscape of the Future”. Career counsellors at universities and colleges in and outside Europe meet annually to discuss current topics, and this year, the topic was artificial intelligence (AI). Whether and to what extent we…

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L’Oréal Brandstorm – the only EOCCS-certified youth innovation competition

Brandstorm

The 32nd edition of Brandstorm, L’Oréal’s signature innovation competition for young people, has just launched. L’Oréal Brandstorm is L’Oréal’s Group’s signature innovation competition for young people. Brandstorm is one of L’Oréal’s longest-running programs, dedicated to helping youth kickstart their careers. The competition takes place annually, and each year, it challenges young minds with a different…

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Employers split on the value of online versus in-person degrees

online

Many business schools offer both virtual and in-person education – but what how do employers view the graduates of each option? A new survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) reveals that 54% of employers consider graduates of online and in-person programmes to be equally valuable. However, the survey also finds that those who…

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3 essential factors employers say make business school graduates highly competitive

recruiters

According to more than 1,000 corporate recruiters and staffing firms worldwide, business schools are on the right track with the skills they are developing among their students—with some exceptions. For more than two decades, the Corporate Recruiters Survey from the Graduate Management Admission Council™(GMAC™) has provided the world’s graduate business schools and employers with data…

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The crucial role of coaching within business school programs

coaching

Business schools are committed to shaping the next generation of leaders – people who can maximise a company’s performance and manage organisation-wide transitions that will lead to more sustainable ways of doing business.  Business school PR experts Stephanie Mullins and Jamie Hose from BlueSky Education explore how a more holistic view of personal and professional development…

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Cracking the employability code with applied learning

employability

Every business school wants to produce highly employable graduates, could applied learning be the key? Professor Conor Moss is Dean of the College of Business, Technology and Engineering at Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University (SHU). He was appointed Professor of Work-Based Learning at SHU in August 2021 in recognition of his contribution to employability and…

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Exploring Students’ Preparedness: Insights from the 2023 EFMD Annual Conference

students

Do today’s students feel future-ready and adequately prepared? In a direct, rapid-fire format, talent representing EFMD schools around the world challenged panellists at the recent 2023 EFMD Annual Conference to respond to the most difficult questions on talent’s minds today. On 12 June 2023, Highered’s Chief Talent Officer, Dr. Amber Wigmore Álvarez, moderated “The student…

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Types of cover letters every student needs to know about

Cover Letters Every Student Needs to Know About

For every student, there will come a time when you will need to prepare a cover letter. Whether that be to launch a career in your chosen field, build your resume with experience through internships or volunteering, or simply apply for a temporary position while you work your way through school. A cover letter is…

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How to show your best attributes in an interview

best attributes in an interview

The interview process can be daunting, as candidates are put in the uncomfortable situation of having to talk themselves up. But to give yourself the best shot at success, you should view the process as an opportunity to show off a little and leave the interviewers with no doubt that you are the right person…

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